Image Credit: Google MapsThilina Heenatigala – Sri Lanka.
Image Credit: Google Maps
• Kids in orphanages      • School students in under-represented areas      • School students in city schoolsUNAWE Sri Lan...
Image Credit: UNAWE Sri LankaUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus : Kids in orphanages
Image Credit: UNAWE Sri LankaUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus : School students in under-represented areas
Image Credit: AAA, Sri LankaUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus : School students in city schools
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Space Scoop
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Space Scoop
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Weekly Astronomy Quiz
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Weekly Astronomy Quiz
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Star Parties
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Astronomy through drama
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Cultural misconceptions
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Story Telling
UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Ask an Astronomer
90%             80%             70%             60%             50%             40%                                       ...
Difficulties –                 Lessons – • Lack of resources            • Follow up • Teachers/Parents ignorance   • Adopt...
UNAWE Sri Lanka Partners
UNAWE Sri Lanka Future : Collaboration!
Thilina Heenatigala   Kavindi De Silva     Rangitha Kuruppu  Project Manager       AstronomyQuiz.info   Translator (Space ...
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A presentation about UNAWE Sri Lanka given by Thilina Heenatigala during the 2012 Astronomy to Inspire and Educate Young Children: EU Universe Awareness Workshop.

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UNAWE Sri Lanka

  1. 1. Image Credit: Google MapsThilina Heenatigala – Sri Lanka.
  2. 2. Image Credit: Google Maps
  3. 3. • Kids in orphanages • School students in under-represented areas • School students in city schoolsUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus :
  4. 4. Image Credit: UNAWE Sri LankaUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus : Kids in orphanages
  5. 5. Image Credit: UNAWE Sri LankaUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus : School students in under-represented areas
  6. 6. Image Credit: AAA, Sri LankaUNAWE Sri Lanka Focus : School students in city schools
  7. 7. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Space Scoop
  8. 8. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Space Scoop
  9. 9. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Weekly Astronomy Quiz
  10. 10. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Weekly Astronomy Quiz
  11. 11. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Star Parties
  12. 12. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Astronomy through drama
  13. 13. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Cultural misconceptions
  14. 14. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Story Telling
  15. 15. UNAWE Sri Lanka Efforts: Ask an Astronomer
  16. 16. 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% Orphanges 30% 20% Rural Schools 10% City Schools 0% (out of 50 students from each category)UNAWE Sri Lanka Learning
  17. 17. Difficulties – Lessons – • Lack of resources • Follow up • Teachers/Parents ignorance • Adopt locally • Misconceptions • Do NOT push ideasUNAWE Sri Lanka Learning
  18. 18. UNAWE Sri Lanka Partners
  19. 19. UNAWE Sri Lanka Future : Collaboration!
  20. 20. Thilina Heenatigala Kavindi De Silva Rangitha Kuruppu Project Manager AstronomyQuiz.info Translator (Space Scoop)UNAWE Sri Lanka Team

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